Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/31/11
A lot of people saw Asante Samuel‘s comments early last week as a potential distraction for a Philadelphia Eagles team that was heading into a must-win game against a bitter division rival. The truth is that the situation Asante Samuel created may not have been the ideal for a struggling team, but  it may very well have been the best thing he could have done for the team. The Philadelphia Eagles have, at times, looked awful this year. There are other times that they have looked pretty good. Consistency has definitely been an issue for the team. For a team that had high expectations, as these Eagles did, that is not a good thing.  As the team faltered to a 1-4 record, the public outrage reached a fever pitch. A growing number of fans have been calling for Andy Reid to be fired.  In addition, it has been speculated over the past few years that Andy Reid’s power in the Philadelphia Eagles’ organization is beginning to erode. What Asante Samuel did last week by saying t...
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